Education and Positions
at present: adjunct professor, Bologna University, Italy.
2016 - 2017: contract researcher at CIRI-ITC, Bologna University, Italy.
2011-2016: assistant professor of Structural Mechanics
at the Faculty of Engineering, Bologna University, Italy.
2011-2014: faculty member of the PhD Program in Materials
Engineering, Bologna University, Italy
2010 - 2011: contract researcher "Masonry historical
structures: modelling and experimental work" at DICAM Department,
Bologna University, Italy.
2009 - 2010: contract researcher "Monitoring and
non-destructive diagnosis of historical structures" at DISTART
Department, Bologna University, Italy.
2007 - 2008: contract researcher "Innovative
non-destructive technologies for the quality control and diagnosis
of concrete and masonry structural elements" at DISTART Department,
Bologna University, Italy.
2004 - 2006: post-doctoral researcher, "Structural
diagnostic of Cultural Heritage by means of impact-echo and sonic
tomography", Bologna University, Italy.
1998 - 2001: post-doctoral researcher, in Dept. VII.2
"Non destructive testing in Civil Engineering", BAM, Berlin,
Germany. Project leader in Structural diagnostic in
Dept. IV.4 "Non destructive damage assessment and environmental
measurement methods", BAM, Berlin, Germany.
1997: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, "Non destructive
testing of masonry arch bridges", The University of Edinburgh,
1993: bachelor degree (5-year), 100/100, Architecture,
Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
since 2005: III Level certification for certified
personnel CICPND responsible of controls in the field of Cultural
Heritage conservation for Architectural Structures (regulation
CICPND nÂ°296) for the following test methods: Visual
Examination (VT), Sonic (SO), Ultrasonic on non-metallic materials
(UTL) and Radar (RA).
since 2002: Professor in courses organized by or in
collaboration with the Italian Society of Non Destructive Testing
INMASPOL, INfills and MASonry structures protected by deformable POLyurethanes in seismic areas, SERA, INFRAIA-01-2016-2017 - Integrating Activities for Advanced Communities funded under H2020-EU.188.8.131.52. 2019-2020. Team member.
INFRASAFE, Monitoraggio Intelligente per Infrastrutture Sicure, UniBo Regional Project POR FESR 2014-2020, Axis 1-Research and Innovation, 2016-2018 (www.infrasafe-project.com). Team member.
SHAPE, Predicting Strength Changes In Bridges, European Research project ERA-NET Plus INFRAVATION, 2015-2018 (www.infravation.net). Coordinator team member.
3ENCULT "Efficient Energy for EU Cultural Heritage",
European Research project ENV.2010, 2010-2014 (www.3encult.eu). Steering
SMooHS "Smart Monitoring of Historical Structures",
European Research project ENV.2007, 2008-2011 (www.smoohs.eu). Leader of WP5
"Comparative Testing". Management Team Member.